Service Provider In-Charge – Reproductive health Uganda (RHU)

Reproductive health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International
Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high
quality, high-impact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and
Rights information and services through capacity building, specialized service
delivery, issue specific advocacy and strategic partnerships. It is a volunteer
owned and led organization, with the volunteer body having a distinct role to
play in governance, but not in actual project management and implementation
Position: Service Provider In-Charge (1 Post)
Duty Station: Mbarara
Reports to: Medical Coordinator
Job Role: Manage and provide
Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) services at RHU outlets in accordance
with M.O.H and international guidelines. SRH services include counseling and
providing of long and short term methods of family planning, diagnosis of
simple related conditions, such as STIs, malaria, UTI/RTI, screening for cancer
of the cervix, management of infertility, HIV counseling and testing, etc.
These services are offered at the static clinic as well as in the community,
through outreach.
Essential Duties and
Responsibilities:
  • Initiate and develop
    programme activities that address branch SRH needs in a gender and youth
    focused manner.
  • Manage clinic,
    outreach and community SRH service delivery units so as to attain and
    maintain national quality standards.
  • Co-ordinate and
    monitor programme and project implementation at the RHU branch to
    ensure attainment of planned results.
  • Provide clinical SRH
    services to clients at all delivery units as per RHU’s SRH package.
  • Provide technical
    training, guidance and mentoring to staff and community agents to improve
    and standardize their performance .
  • Develop and maintain
    networks with partner organizations at district level for purposes of
    resource sharing and cost saving.
  • Coordinate Volunteer
    Members’ activities in the branch
  • Maintain valid and up
    to date documentation regarding RHU branch activities, including the
    preparation of timely, accurate and complete programme and financial
    reports.
  • Advocate for inclusion
    of RHU activities into district work plans, and advocate for access to
    District health resource.
  • Perform any other
    professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills and Temperament:
  • Thorough knowledge as
    well as skill in providing integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services.
  • Skill in offering
    related training, quality of care assessment, supervision, excellent
    report writing and feedback.
  • Demonstrated effective
    leadership, administration and motivation skills, organizational ability
    and capacity to multi-task and deliver accurate and complete results in an
    efficient and timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability
    to work effectively with minimum supervision or under pressure, and
    willingness to coach, guide, and build task oriented teams.
Training and experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in
    Nursing; Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Comprehensive Nursing from an
    accredited institution and five years of relevant experience in
    Reproductive Health Service Delivery, including long term family planning,
    as well as proven training and experience in project management.
    Individuals with previous NGO experience will have added advantage.
How to apply:
Submit by post or hand-deliver a
letter of application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed
Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses
(e-mail) of 3 referees (including day time telephone numbers) to: The Executive Director, Reproductive Health
Uganda, P.O. Box 10746, Kampala Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2,
Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)
 Closing Date: 6th April, 2012. Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will
not be considered. NB: For all positions female applicants are encouraged to
apply

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